It’s 1972, the US is withdrawing from Vietnam and the Godfather has just been released. A Reed College dropout is on his way to meet a new student at his dorm-room to sell him a typewriter. After knocking on the buyer’s door, eager to get the deal done, he tries
“We had some extraordinarily stressful periods of time that required a tremendous amount of work. What got us through that was the bullheaded tenacity to keep pushing no matter what happened and trying to manage stress in a way that was productive, and not falling apart or giving up…” Greg
“This past year has been fairly weak until the last 2 or 3 weeks…. VLCCs, which are 2 million-barrel ships, went from making, in the spot market, $30,000/day to $325,000/day in 14 days.” RJ Lyons is the President & CEO of Mjolner Shipping, focusing their operations on crude oil and
“You never learn when you’re successful, you only learn when you do things wrong…so I’m extremely well educated.” Doug Silver, PM at Orion Resource Partners & Jamie Keech at the Beaver Creek Previous Metals Summit The Man In The Mining Hall Of Fame Doug Silver is a portfolio manager at
“I know the CEO of every company I own…… Looking people in the eyes is very important. I have a few trick questions up my sleeve that will separate the pretenders from contenders.” Mickey Fulp runs a newsletter called the Mercenary Geologist, it is a large well-established newsletter in the
The overarching set of skills that makes someone great, that lets them outperform their peers, perhaps exponentially, are: Do they have a track record? Have they spent time in the trenches? And, do they have emotional intelligence, are they self-aware? There is a prevailing ethos in the mining sector of
“If you’ve won you know how to win… Experience pays well. Look for people that have a track record, and look for people that want to take big swings.” Ivan Bebek is one of the most dynamic and driven entrepreneurs in the mining sector today. He is the Executive Chairman
Ross Beaty is one of the few true magnates of the mining world. Geologist, entrepreneur, and investor, his peers can be counted on one hand… with digits to spare. In this far reaching interview, we discuss how Ross has managed to carve out one of the biggest careers in natural resources history.